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Half of Hongkongers say public consultation on Lantau Island development was ‘inadequate’
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:57

At least half of Hong Kong residents polled by a university and a green group believe the consultation exercise for last year’s Sustainable Lant...

Hong Kong woman, 25, arrested for posing as family member of bus crash victim and asking for donations
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:56

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of posing as a family member of a victim of the deadly Tai Po bus crash and appealing for donations. Since Sund...

Kitchee brushed aside by Tianjin in their opening match of AFC Champions League
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:44

Hong Kong side Kitchee suffered first-half stage fright in their 3-0 away defeat by Tianjin Quanjian in their opening AFC Champions League match in Ti...

China’s troubled HNA Group flips Kai Tak plots to Henderson Land for a profit of HK$1.7 billion
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:48

HNA Group, the financially troubled Chinese conglomerate, has made a quick HK$ 1.7 billion (US$ 217 million) by selling two of its four Hong Kong re...

Right side of road the only way to travel on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:46

Drivers from Hong Kong must pay with renminbi and follow mainland China traffic rules by keeping to the right if they cross the mega bridge linking th...

South China Morning Post wins 18 awards for excellence in graphics
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:42

The South China Morning Post’s infographics team has won 18 awards of excellence at the 2017 edition of the best of digital design competition h...

Another epic fightback? Hong Kong’s Scallywag claw back more than 100nm in Volvo Ocean Race leg six
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:43

Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag have done it again in the Volvo Ocean Race, battling back from more than 100 nautical miles behind the fleet ...

Wheels in motion for cycle race on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, says tourism board chief
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:43

An international cycling race over the cross-border mega bridge is on the agenda for 2019 in an attempt to further boost Hong Kong tourism, according ...

Court rejects pro-independence activist’s case that Hong Kong election officials cannot bar people based on political views
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:46

A Hong Kong court ruled against a pro-independence activist on Tuesday in a potentially defining case, concluding that city election officials have th...

Kitchee demand more than HK$5 million compensation after rejection from 2017 Champions League group stage
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:51

Hong Kong Premier League heavyweights Kitchee are understood to be demanding more than HK$ 5 million in compensation after being refused their place ...

Driver in fatal Hong Kong bus crash remanded in custody as prosecution granted eight more weeks to investigate
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:49

The driver of a double-decker bus that crashed in Hong Kong on Saturday leaving 19 people dead and 60 injured was remanded in custody on Tuesday. Pros...

Hong Kong educators have forgotten that schooling should be fun
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:49

I came across a very inspiring video on Facebook recently in which a teacher in a US public school was seen starting her class in the morning by excha...

An unlikely duo teams up to help pupils tame HKDSE’s ‘paper of death’ with song
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:46

Dubbed the “paper of death”, the Diploma of Secondary Education Chinese exam is often regarded a major hindrance for those who wish to ent...

To fill flu vaccine shortage, Hong Kong officials consider doses meant for southern hemisphere
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:43

Hong Kong health officials could introduce flu vaccines intended for the southern hemisphere in light of the city’s flu vaccine shortage this ye...

Big-hitting Hung Hom JD Jaguars beat Galaxy Gladiators Lantau in Hong Kong T20 Blitz final thriller
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:45

There was a point during the Galaxy Gladiators Lantau’s pursuit of the 201 target they were set in the final of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz on Sunda...

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission should move out of Central offices – and here’s why
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:48

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission might need to move out of Central as it cannot afford to buy its own offices in the prime office d...

Bus company shares blame for fatal crash, KMB staff union representative says
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:46

The finger-pointing continued on Monday over the weekend’s fatal bus crash, with a drivers’ representative lashing out at bus company boss...

Hong Kong players ready for global T20 leagues, says Blitz star Nizakat Khan
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:54

Man of the match Nizakat Khan hopes the performances of local players at the Hong Kong T20 Blitz will open the doors for Hong Kong cricketers to take ...

Embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn gives up fight for ex-wife’s stake in firm, ending six-year court battle
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:52

Scandal-hit casino supremo Steve Wynn has agreed to relinquish control of a minority stake in Wynn Resorts held by his ex-wife following sexual harass...

Arabella Ng’s Winter Olympic wait continues as high winds delay women’s giant slalom again
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:57

Hong Kong’s Arabella Ng was forced to endure another agonising wait to get her debut Olympic performance underway on Monday when a second attemp...

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